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Fantasy as a Vehicle for Social Change

Sci-fi and dystopian and fantasy fiction has always been the medium for rebellion. We’ve seen it with The Hunger Games and The Handmaid's tale. This genre often manages to tackle human rights issues better than social commentary, or literary Fiction, who usually discuss it rather than tackles. The symbolism that sci-fi, dystopian and fantasy fiction… Continue reading Fantasy as a Vehicle for Social Change

Book Talks

Circe: Review

The novel Circe by Madeline Miller takes the story of the Titan Witch Circe from Greek Mythology and transforms it into a tale which gives us a much deeper insight into the character and, a backstory that even writers like Ovid didn’t touch on. As a Classist, I enjoyed this book a lot. It took… Continue reading Circe: Review

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The Familiars: A Review

The story Stacy Halls weaves is about a young woman who defends herself, her unborn child, and her closest friend from the political intrigue and injustice of King James the I’s England. In a regime that sets out to hunt down and kill women, this young woman forges her own life and, life long connections,… Continue reading The Familiars: A Review